Sitting down for hours endangers employees
Date: 3 May 2016
Inactivity – including sitting down for hours at work – has been identified by the World Health Organization as the fourth biggest killer on the planet. It’s a modern-day crisis in the same way that smoking was 10 years ago, says Fiona Lowe, Westfield Health’s head of HR development and strategy
Professor Dame Carol Black is Expert Adviser on Health and Work to NHS England and Public Health England presented the awards. She said at the 2017 Workplace Health Conference and Awards“It always gives me great pleasure to return to Cornwall to present the Workplace Health Awards, which go from strength to strength each year. These awards show the commitment of organisations, public and private, large and small, to employees' health and wellbeing. They also acknowledge the relationship between health and wellbeing, engagement and productivity"
Alcohol in the Workplace
One in four employees are estimated to drink above recommeded guidelines